The Hagenstein Lectures – Emerging Voices in Forestry

The World Forestry Center and Society of American Foresters invite you to join us for the fourth annual Hagenstein Lectures. We are honored to introduce you to our Emerging Voices in Forestry – all under the age of 45. Welcome these new leaders working at the forefront of social, economic, and...

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Passport to Empowerment

Travel to the highlights of Bolivia, the jungles of Malaysian Borneo, the coasts of Ecuador and beyond. This year Passport to Empowerment is back for its 5th year and we’re inviting you to join us. It will be a night out for good, celebrating sustainable development in Portland and around the...

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Ghost Net Landscape by Emily Miller

“Ghost Net Landscape” by Emily Miller opens October 7th at the Kathrin Cawein Gallery.  The collaborative exhibit will feature Emily Miller’s finished sculptures created from plastic marine debris (“ghost net”) as well as over 1,000 pounds of unprocessed fishing rope and net.  For four weeks,...

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EMSWCD Free Conservation Gardening Workshops

FREE Natural Gardening Workshops Coming Your Way This Fall! Fall is the perfect time of year to start planning your outdoor projects! The cool weather and coming rains provides a perfect opportunity to plant fruit trees and other perennials, design your landscape with native plants, prepare your...

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Conscious Capitalism: Live After 5

The Power of Collective Impact People, Planet, Prosperity, Peace, and Partnerships. The United Nations General Assembly approved Agenda 2030 in 2015, with 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and 169 targets to be achieved by the year 2030. The SDGs offer an aspirational vision for a...

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Local Brews & Global Views

Green Empowerment is a nonprofit founded and based in Portland that helps rural communities around the world access renewable energy and clean water, often for the first time. Over the last twenty years, our team has empowered over 400,000 people in 9 different countries through community-driven...

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Introduction to Sustainable Finance

It is with great pleasure that GIZ, SEB and PAGE launch the e-learning course “Introduction to Sustainable Finance” available free-of-charge through UN CC:e-Learn. The course is a tool to learn about the basics of Sustainable Finance while providing several opportunities to dive...

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Time for Europe to stop growing and grow up

As the European Union’s economic prospects improve and leaders vow to accelerate growth, life on earth is dying out at an alarming rate. To deal with this unprecedented emergency, the EU must forge a new Sustainability and Wellbeing pact which focuses not on growth but on quality of life, tax...

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The Peoples of Western Oregon

Wisdom of the Elders, a Native-run, Oregon non-profit, in partnership with the Northwest Film Center, will premiere two new one-hour programs in its Native Wisdom Documentary Film Series about today’s changing climate and how it is affecting Native Oregonians’ traditional foods and resources. The...

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Pollinator Peace Park Cleanup

Join us for a community park beautification project as we prepare Peace Park for a refresh! This event will be the initial cleanup of the space in preparation for future park planning and replanting. Dress to do some yard work! Get to know your neighbors and help clean up an open space on the...

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Botanically EcoDye Silk Scarves

Botanical printing uses historical methods to capture colors, textures, and shapes found in nature – resulting in stunning plant portraits on fabric. Leaves are layered onto natural fabrics, tightly bundled, then steamed or boiled. This environmentally gentle process permanently transfers...

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